"Is it a bird, is it a plane? No, it’s THING OF THE WEEK. Ephemeral enjoyments and fleeting fancies from the past seven days". This sentence kicked off the first ever Thing, 100 installments ago. Today we return to some of the most popular entries and see how they've moved on.
Manchester welcomed Amazon to the city with a lively launch event, the North West bagged the dubious honour of having some of the unhealthiest high streets in the country, and Mayor Joe met a new Giant in Liverpool.